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Pig Out for Parkinson’s fundraiser raises awareness, money for Meadowlark Parkinson’s Program

Rockin K’s hosted the 11th annual Pig Out for Parkinson’s fundraiser Thursday as dozens gathered for the chance to eat Cox Brothers BBQ and meet former K-State football coach Bill Snyder and current K-State football coach Chris Klieman. The goal of the event is to raise awareness and money for the Meadowlark Hill’s Parkinson’s Program, [...]

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By |2021-04-29T18:17:18-05:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Tags: |Comments Off on Pig Out for Parkinson’s fundraiser raises awareness, money for Meadowlark Parkinson’s Program

Downtown Manhattan hosts 4th annual Pink Up the Pace 5K and Honor Walk

Dozens of people gathered in downtown Manhattan early Saturday morning for the fourth annual Pink Pink Up the Pace 5K and Honor Walk. The event, which is put on by Downtown Manhattan Inc., aims to raise money for breast-cancer research. Many of the people who participated in the race are those who have been directly [...]

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By |2021-04-24T11:51:16-05:00April 24th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Tags: |Comments Off on Downtown Manhattan hosts 4th annual Pink Up the Pace 5K and Honor Walk

Downtown Manhattan hosts 4th annual Pink Up the Pace 5K and Honor Walk

Dozens of people gathered in downtown Manhattan early Saturday morning for the fourth annual Pink Pink Up the Pace 5K and Honor Walk. The event, which is put on by Downtown Manhattan Inc., aims to raise money for breast-cancer research. Many of the people who participated in the race are those who have been directly [...]

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City to install “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” signs in Wildcat Creek watershed

The City of Manhattan plans to install several “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” signs in flood-prone areas throughout the Wildcat Creek watershed. The venture is part of the Resilient Wildcat Creek Floodplain Management plan. Commissioner Linda Morse explained during the Manhattan City Commission meeting Tuesday why this project was prioritized. “It’s something we could accomplish easily [...]

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By |2021-04-14T12:54:48-05:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Tags: |Comments Off on City to install “Turn Around, Don’t Drown” signs in Wildcat Creek watershed

Riley County to host two vaccine clinics in south Manhattan

The Riley County Health Department is putting on two COVID-19 vaccine clinics over the next few days. RCHD official Jenny Yuen says the first will take place at the Douglass Center at 900 Yuma St. this Friday from 3 to 5 p.m.. “We are trying to vaccinate those that live around that area – those [...]

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By |2021-04-08T13:39:17-05:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Tags: |Comments Off on Riley County to host two vaccine clinics in south Manhattan

Riley County may soon hold jury trials at old movie theater

Riley County could begin holding jury trials at the old Seth Childs 12 movie-theater building in Manhattan as soon as this month. County officials have reportedly been searching for a third location to host jury trials in response to COVID-19 guidelines passed down from the Kansas Supreme Court. While the building has not been utilized [...]

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By |2021-03-16T16:06:51-05:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Tags: |Comments Off on Riley County may soon hold jury trials at old movie theater

K-State, Manhattan officials recognize street-name change with ceremony

Kansas State University and City of Manhattan officials held a ceremony Friday to officially recognize the changing of 17th St. to Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. The event took place where the newly named street intersects with Anderson Ave. in front of the K-State Alumni Center. Kevin Bryant, a Martin Luther King Memorial Committee chairperson [...]

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By |2021-03-05T17:58:17-06:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan|Tags: |Comments Off on K-State, Manhattan officials recognize street-name change with ceremony

Severe Weather Awareness Week; severe weather preparation

As we enter into March, tis’ the season of severe weather. The first week of March (March 1-5) marks “Severe Weather Awareness Week”. Chad Omitt, Warning Coordination Meteorologist of the National Weather Service in Topeka, says we need to be ready because severe weather can really sneak up on us. “As we transition from winter [...]

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By |2021-02-25T13:26:19-06:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Tags: |Comments Off on Severe Weather Awareness Week; severe weather preparation

Power in short supply, possible controlled outages ahead

Residents in Wamego and Clay Center are being asked to conserve energy during this extreme cold weather. Kansas Electric Cooperative reported Monday morning their Southwest Power Pool (PPP) was in a Level three energy emergency alert. This pool is used by Bluestem Electric for Wamego and Clay Center. Level 3 may mean implementing controlled outages [...]

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By |2021-02-15T13:06:11-06:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Clay County, Fort Riley, Geary County, Junction City, Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, State News, Wabaunsee County, Wamego|Tags: |Comments Off on Power in short supply, possible controlled outages ahead

Local officials provide update on potential US-24 roundabout projects

The installation of roundabouts on US-24 at K-13 and K-113 is likely a ways off. Stephanie Peterson, Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization director, says that the Kansas Department of Transportation has yet to identify a funding source for those projects. “KDOT does have a construction, if you want to call it, timeline, I guess, for [...]

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By |2021-01-22T13:31:14-06:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Tags: |Comments Off on Local officials provide update on potential US-24 roundabout projects
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